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No Way, Queens Way!

Members of the Queens Public Transit Committee attended the Friends of the QueensWay’s presentation to the Forest Hills Civic Association on Tuesday evening. More...

Veteran’s Day At The Doughboy

On Friday, Nov. 11, veterans with the American Legion Daniel M. O’Connell Post No. More...

VNSNY Honors Veteran

Joseph Vitti is the Veterans Liaison for the Visiting Nurse Services of New York (VNSNY) and leads its “We Honor Veterans” program.  More...

Entertainment/Lifestyles

Moonlight – Brokeback Boyhood

Moviescope

It’s hard for a man not to be macho in America. The gay cowboys in Ang Lee’s film, Brokeback Mountain confronted that problem. Chiron of Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight has the same struggle among African-Americans.  More...

The Hero of Rockaway

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Three years hence

Consequences are dealt with in new season of ‘The Affair’

If you’re a fan of Showtime’s psychological drama “The Affair,” you are no doubt itching for some more episodes. More...

Columnists

An Intern’s Take

I believe most of you have heard about the comments of a town official in Clay County, West Virginia who called First Lady Michelle Obama an “ape in high heels.”  According to numerous reports, Clay County Development Corp. More...

Tales From the Rock

Nowadays, Everybody’s A Racist

(Continued) THE A STRAIN More...

Billions For Second Avenue Subway But Only Chump Change For The Rockaways

Transit Talk

Regardless if Phase One of Second Avenue Subway opens by the end of December or sometime in early 2017 - it is still a glass only one quarter full. More...

Editorial/Opinion

The Government You Deserve

According to WNYC.org, NYC Board of Elections executive director Michael Ryan reported unofficial voter turnout numbers on Nov. 15: Of 4,447,091 active voters, more than 2,519,390 voted. More...

Political Cartoon

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Post Election Thoughts

It’s My Turn

This past Tuesday, our country elected a new president. Given this particularly bitter election season, the aftermath of this election will impact millions of lives across this country, especially in the Rockaway community.  More...

Obits

Peter D. Fallon

Peter D. Fallon, of Brooklyn, died on Nov. 15. He was a life-long summer resident of Rockaway Beach.  He is preceded in death by his father, Peter P. Fallon, and his mother, Alice Fallon.  More...

Victor Grandy

Victor Grandy of Far Rockaway, Queens, died on Oct. 16. He was known for being a smart, funny, caring young man who loved to cook, and play basketball.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Dorothy.  More...

Lucy M. Monte

Lucy M. Monte of Amsterdam, N.Y., died on Nov. 10. She was a waitress at the restaurant in Breezy Point for more than 20 years and a longtime resident of Breezy Point.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas.  More...

Ulrich Visits Rockaway Collegiate

Through Participatory Budgeting (PB), communities can help decide how to spend public funds on community improvements to parks, schools, libraries, streets, and more.  Councilman Eric Ulrich, one of the first Councilmembers to introduce PB to hi More...

Community

Redesigning Shore Front Parkway

Representatives from Councilman Eric Ulrich’s office, along with associates from the Department of Transportation (DOT) met with community members on Monday Nov. More...

Upcoming JASA Events

Jewish Association Serving the Aging’s Roy Reuther Senior Center at 711 Seagirt Avenue in Far Rockaway would like to announce the following events:  Nov. 23, Thanksgiving Day Lunch 11 a.m. More...

Raucous (Laugh) Riots Break Out in Rockaway as Toxic Avenger Infection Spreads

I didn’t expect to love The Toxic Avenger, the Frank Caiati-directed rock musical currently running at the Rockaway Theatre Company through this weekend (Fri., Sat. at 8 p.m., Sun. at 2 p.m.). More...

School News

Hello From The Moon

School Scope

On election night I was packed and ready to head for Canada but the web site crashed. More...

Business News

Addabbo Family Health Center Expansion

Arverne is a federally-designated Medically Underserved Area serviced by the only Federally Qualified Community Health Center (FQHC) in southwest Queens, the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center. More...

Real Estate Updates

As of this writing (Nov. 14), the 10 year U.S. Treasury note has risen in yield from 1.8 percent to 2.26 percent since the election. More...

This Is Not A Rehearsal

REAL ESTATE CORNER

People get attached to their homes. Even when they “have” to sell them it can be a stressful experience. One of my friends bought a downsized retirement-type home and needs to sell the “old” property. More...

Sports

World Champions Karate Center Promotes

The World Champions Karate Center held a beginner through advanced grading Sunday, Oct. More...

SFDS Soccer Wins CYO Title

The St. Francis de Sales Novice Boys (fifth grade) completed their Cinderella season by beating St. Patrick on Sunday, Nov. 13 for the CYO Championship.  More...

SFDS Sixth Grade Girls 3-Peat

The St. Francis De Sales CYO Bantam girls have won the Diocesan Soccer Championship for the third straight year.  The true spirit of teamwork was displayed throughout the season. More...

Letters

A Great Read

Dear Editor:  I just read "The Sisters Weiss" by Naomi Ragen. The story begins in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, 1956 to the near-present. There are two girls and lots of brothers. The brothers are Talmud students; the girls are Rose and Pearl. More...

From Alan Zwirn: Thanks

Dear Editor: It was a great honor to have been selected to run as a candidate to represent the residents of the 23rd NY State Assembly District located in South Queens. More...

Taking Issue With The Wave

Dear Editor: I was the Republican and Conservative candidate for U.S. Congress running against the incumbent, Greg Meeks. I lost the general election but won by a large margin in the Rockaways and Broad Channel More...

Weekender

Who’s Playing

Who’s Playing is The Wave’s weekly lineup of local art and entertainment premiering across the peninsula. Each week, we’ll take a look at some of the live music and performers in Rockaway, Breezy Point and Broad Channel. More...

The Colonial Nutcracker

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016- 17 season with its annual holiday performance of Dance Theatre in Westchester's The Colonial Nutcracker on Sunday, Dec. 11, at 2 p.m.   More...


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